Debussy: Prelude, Chansons de Bilitis, Nocturnes. Post-Wagnerian chromaticism (Wolf and early Schoenberg), bi-tonality and tone-painting in Strauss. Verismo: Puccini's La BohÃ¨me. Ravel. Mahler's Fourth Symphony. Analysis of Puccini. Third lecture of the course "The Contemporary Era" by Antioch College Professor John Ronsheim. This course traces the history of 20th Century music until about 1970. For more information visit ronsheim.org.